This packet is designed for reading comprehension practice for nonfiction text for 3rd grade students. Two passages are included with 20 multiple choice questions that follow. The passages are about the invention of Rice Krispies Treats and the American black bear. Students are asked to answer questions based on the text and identify vocabulary words from context. A teacher answer key is included. The following Common Core Standards are addressed:
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).